The Cavaliers crushed the Celtics to show they are more playoff-ready than the defending champs, writes Chris Sheridan.
Amare Stoudemire led a balanced attack as Phoenix gave Terry Porter his first Suns win.
The Spurs have re-signed guard Michael Finley.
San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili won the Sixth Man Award, given to the best player in a reserve role, on Monday.
The Lakers' productive reserves are one big reason Kobe Bryant doesn't have to carry the whole load, J.A. Adande writes.
Tim Duncan and Tony Parker wasted no time showing how serious the San Antonio Spurs were about getting back into the NBA finals -- immediately.
Spurs 110, Grizzlies 96
San Antonio 103, Miami 93
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich stuck with a small starting lineup for Game 5 against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night, but there was one change -- Manu Ginobili was a starter again.
San Antonio (19-5) at Milwaukee (13-9) 8:00 pm EST
The Knicks won! Royce Webb examines how Larry Brown's teams have historically come out of the gate
News in brief around the NBA.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was fined $10,000 by the NBA for inappropriate public comments after a loss to the Spurs on March 5.
Antawn Jamison's scoring average is down, but he's shooting a career-best 52.7 from the field.